The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Ipswich region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 56 30 42
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +12
Permanent jobs citing Games 3 19 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 0.85% 6.31% 1.84%
As % of the General category 4.00% 25.00% 5.22%
Number of salaries quoted 3 19 6
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.83%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
General Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
75 76 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 21.31% 25.25% 35.28%
Number of salaries quoted 55 71 111
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,750 £27,650
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £57,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
Games
Suffolk

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Ipswich region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Games
Salary Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Ipswich region.

Games Salary Trend in Ipswich

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich region citing Games also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Games.

1 9 (75.00%) Java
1 9 (75.00%) Web Services
1 9 (75.00%) JSF
1 9 (75.00%) Ajax
2 8 (66.67%) Degree
3 7 (58.33%) Spring
3 7 (58.33%) Hibernate
3 7 (58.33%) J2EE
4 5 (41.67%) Oracle
4 5 (41.67%) HTML
4 5 (41.67%) UML
4 5 (41.67%) OO
4 5 (41.67%) SOAP
4 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
5 4 (33.33%) Rapid Prototyping
5 4 (33.33%) SOA
5 4 (33.33%) TDD
5 4 (33.33%) GWT
5 4 (33.33%) jQuery
6 3 (25.00%) Online Games
6 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (25.00%) J2ME
6 3 (25.00%) Tomcat
6 3 (25.00%) SQL
6 3 (25.00%) XML
6 3 (25.00%) EJB
6 3 (25.00%) HTML5
6 3 (25.00%) System Testing
6 3 (25.00%) JPA

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich region citing Games also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (16.67%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (16.67%) Ant
1 2 (16.67%) Subversion
2 1 (8.33%) Bugzilla
2 1 (8.33%) JIRA
2 1 (8.33%) Selenium
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Games Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Games Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Operations Manager
5 1 (8.33%) QA Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Junior Developer
5 1 (8.33%) QA Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Graduate Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Software Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Junior
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) Web Services
1 9 (75.00%) JSF
1 9 (75.00%) Ajax
2 7 (58.33%) Spring
2 7 (58.33%) Hibernate
2 7 (58.33%) J2EE
3 5 (41.67%) HTML
3 5 (41.67%) SOAP
4 4 (33.33%) GWT
4 4 (33.33%) jQuery
5 3 (25.00%) J2ME
5 3 (25.00%) XML
5 3 (25.00%) EJB
5 3 (25.00%) HTML5
5 3 (25.00%) JPA
6 2 (16.67%) CSS
6 2 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
2 3 (25.00%) Online Games
2 3 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) UNIX
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) UML
1 5 (41.67%) OO
2 4 (33.33%) Rapid Prototyping
2 4 (33.33%) SOA
2 4 (33.33%) TDD
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) System Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (16.67%) Game Development
4 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Load Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Security Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 2 (16.67%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) Sun Certification
3 1 (8.33%) ISEB
3 1 (8.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) JBoss
Ipswich
Polkadotfrog
Salary: £15,000 - £20,000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago